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WBAI Station Board Approves Budget Cuts as Pacifica’s Financial Crisis Deepens

John Tarleton | After starting the meeting 45 minutes late and sparring for 20 minutes about amendments to the agenda, the Board settled into a discussion about reducing the annual budget by more than 20 percent from $3.99 million to $3.17 million with several hundred thousand dollars being cut from staff salaries and benefits.
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Zapatistas Call for a World Festival of Dignified Rage

Solidarity Without Borders-NYC | Communique from the of the Indigenous Revolutionary Clandestine Committee—General Command, of the Zapatista Army for National Liberation Sixth Commission—Intergalactic Commission of the EZLN (in English and Spanish) more...  2 Comments

NYCLAW Antiwar Digest

New York City Labor Against the War | "This is not about being gunrunners. . . . This is about building a more secure world." more...  0 Comments

The Ground Noise and the Static: A Chronicle of the Battle of Saint Paul

Mike GW & James Kautz | Inside, John McCain pleads with the crowd: “Please, please, my friends, my dear friends, please, please don't be diverted by the ground noise and the static.”
Yet the ground noise and the static—the ground noise of the voices from below, the static interruption of the signal from without—have become the story of the day, the story of four days in September. more...  0 Comments

City Pushes Arab-American School to the Brink

Alex Kane | Designed to be a beacon of multiculturalism, KGIA was surrounded by controversy from its inception (see below). Parents, students and educators say that inadequate classroom resources, an unresponsive school administration, lack of support from the New York City Department of Education (DOE) and teacher firings pushed the school to the brink of failure more...  0 Comments

Wednesday Sept. 17: Immigration Dialogue at Brooklyn College

Authors, The Politics of Immigration | The purpose of this series is to have Brooklyn College students understand the arts, histories and cultures of the past as a foundation for those of the present. Also, it will allow students to think critically and creatively in the area of diversity. more...  0 Comments

NYCLAW Antiwar Digest

New York City Labor Against the War | John McCain and Barack Obama agreed Thursday night on the need to expand the U.S. military, and said they would have done more to tap the nation's outpouring of patriotism if they had been in the White House when the World Trade Center was attacked. more...  0 Comments

NYCLAW Antiwar Digest

New York City Labor Against the War | The Attica Prison rebellion began on Sept. 9 as a protest against jail conditions and ended on Sept. 13 as one of the bloodiest days in the 20th century in the U.S. more...  0 Comments

McKinney-Clemente On Ballot in NY-Celebrate and Organize THIS WEDNESDAY

forwarded by Skinny John | Congratulations to everyone who worked so hard all summer long to get us on
the ballot. Now we have to hit the ground running to make the most of the 8
weeks left until Election Day. more...  15 Comments

NYCLAW Antiwar Digest

New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW) | Obama and McCain campaigns fan 'war on terrorism' hysteria The bipartisan consensus responsible for the "war on terrorism" lie has never been more ironclad. The next presidential administration will be a continuation of the Bush-Cheney nightmare -- in substance, if not in style. more...  0 Comments

NJ Peace Action vs. G. W. Bush, Amended Complaint Filed Today, Adds Iraq War Vet

Madelyn Hoffman, Director, NJ Peace Action | New Jersey groups and Iraq War Vet sue George W. Bush charging that the Iraq War is unconstitutional and in violation of Article I, Section VIII of the U.S. Constitution more...  0 Comments

NYCLAW Antiwar Digest

New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW) | Americans will continue to kill and die -- and suffer and inflict terrible injuries -- in the U.S. war in the Middle East, regardless of who is elected president, well into the next administration and beyond. . . . It has been a cornerstone of U.S. foreign policy since the Second World War that the U.S. must control the energy resources of the Middle East. more...  0 Comments

Labor Justice Radio Launches in Philly

Labor Justice Radio Collective | On our first show we'll be talking about:
+The creation of the Unified Taxi Workers Alliance of PA +Recent immigration raids targeting members of SEIU 32BJ +UNITE HERE's boycott of Embassy Suites +A day in the life of a cleaner working in center city Philly +The struggle to get workers' comp for cab drivers +Plus music and other news
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The Criminal Cruelty to Animals of Gov Sarah Palin

ARC | the small town mayor who received 616 votes was fasttracked to the governor's
chair by big oil, vote fraud, trophy hunters, and war profiteers more...  5 Comments

March For Our Lives: Gallery 2 from Poor People's March on the RNC

Mike & James (NYC) | Photo essay in two parts from Poor People's Economic Human Rights Campaign March on the RNC. September 2, 2008.
Part 2: Marching On the XCel Center more...  1 Comments

A CALL FOR HUMANITARIAN AID FOR HURRICANE GUSTAV RELIEF

Izzy Jagninski | This is a call to all of our friends across the United States alerting you that as Hurricane Gustaf nears closer to the Gulf Coast that we are organizing ways send down aid and donations to those on the ground. WE URGE EVERYBODY to collect as many donations and humanitarian aid as possible more...  0 Comments

Joy of Resistance presents "Promise and Betrayal" on WBAI Thursday

Joy of Resistance | Joy of Resistance, Multi-cultural Feminist Radio, returns to the airwaves of WBAI with a special presentation. more...  0 Comments

Long Island Food Not Bombs needs your help to fight Police Harassment!

JonSTeps | Long Island FNB Needs your help:

Yesterday, Long Island Food Not Bombs was subjected to more police harassment in the Township of Huntington. Police officers threatened activists and community members with arrest, violence, false accusations of possession of illegal substances and about every law and town code they could think of. more...  2 Comments

NYCLAW Antiwar Digest

New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW) | Wide-ranging digest from New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW). more...  0 Comments

Call to Action for August 30: International Day of the Disappeared

Solidarity Without Borders Delegation | In Your Community and Everywhere: A Day to Remember, A Day to Take Action more...  0 Comments

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